Monthly Archives: March 2007

Gadgets March 31, 2007 posted by

TWIT 4.0 Personal Area Network Fleece – geek love fashion

The TWIT 4.0 Personal Area Network Fleece. Be cool without being chilly. Twelve pockets and compartments, earbud pockets, pen pockets and a special holder for your Oakley MP3 shades. Bliss thy name is geek-wear. $139.99.  This fleece jacket offers 12 pockets and compartments to stow and organize your gear and allows you to carry your cell phone, MP3 player and other personal electronic devices. The jacket is perfect for an active lifestyle with removable sleeves, so you can wear it…

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Gadgets March 30, 2007 posted by

iTeki Hidden Camera Detector Pen – for thy enemies are legion

The iTeki Hidden Camera Detector Pen. Because sometimes you’re just not sure what your parents might be thinking. Oh, and it’s got a built-in currency note tester, just in case they try and slip you a sharp one as part of your pocket money allowance. Hey, it’s strictly business OK? $11.99.  This versatile pen wireless signal detector is a perfect kit to help you stay away from intention spying, no matter where you in a hotel, dressing room or anywhere…

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Gadgets March 30, 2007 posted by

B.Duck Bath Radio – FM quack

The B. Duck Bath Radio is yellow. And has a volume control. And a sister in Nova Scotia. £14.95.  This little chap will bob about happily in your bath, always within reach and never minding a soaking. He’s got full auto-scan FM control and volume buttons, and will bring you peace in your bath time. Tags: duck+radio

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Gadgets March 30, 2007 posted by

Laser Tunnel Gun – zzzzzzfaapptttt

What’s a Laser Tunnel Gun? Should we want one? Why? And why does it come with a special warning? $39.99.  For legal reasons the purchaser will have to agree with the following: Buyer assumes full responsibility. Each unit is sold “as is”, in used condition. Any injuries or damages are the responsibility of the buyer. Tags: laser, tunnel+gun

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but is it art? March 30, 2007 posted by

Luminous Fabric – light up your life

So, d’ya wanna add a bit of spice to your otherwise boring wardrobe? Need something to give extra sparkle to your vehicle upholstery? Then maybe you need some Luminous Fabric, citizen. We featured this material waaaay back in 2002, but now they’ve got some fancy new colours, and it’s hand washable in soapy water. Hmm…where’s that knitted shawl pattern I was keeping for a rainy day…?  This technology allows to wave plastic optical fibers alongside synthetic fibers, forming a luminous fabric….

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Free Software March 30, 2007 posted by

9800 Free Fonts – alphabetical soup for all

9800 Free Fonts for your delectation. The interface is a bit dodgy, but if you’re prepared to persevere, there’s everything you need, including a preview of your own selected text. Some of the fonts are a bit..ah…interesting…but overall a pretty good resource. Tags: freeware, fonts

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Recommended March 30, 2007 posted by

Waterproof your iPod – from the inside out

Waterproof your iPod Shuffle. For $75.00 plus shipping Swimman will take your 2nd generation Shuffle and waterproof it from the inside. That’s right, it’s not a case. This sounds like an extreme service for extreme people, so good luck.  With SWIMMAN’s Waterproofing Service on your existing iPod Shuffle Gen2, you will be able to take your iPod anywhere, anytime—rain or shine–and never worry about damaging your iPod. Swim, surf, snorkel, sail, kayak, windsurf, parasail, water ski, snow ski, jog—whatever you…

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Gadgets March 29, 2007 posted by

Litter Robot – the moon lander for cats

The Litter Robot. Cat comes home after hard day’s work digging holes. Discovers Martian spacecraft in hallway. Enraged, it savages the housekeeper and elopes with next door’s gerbil. The End. $299.00.  Save time and money with this automatic self-cleaning litter box. Its patented sifting process thoroughly cleans the litter bed automatically after each use, and its large capacity is ideal for multiple cats–up to four cats per unit. When the cat enters the globe-shaped litter chamber, a weight-activated sensor detects…

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but is it art? March 29, 2007 posted by

Hello Kitty Diamond Ring – cool street weird

Hello Kitty Diamond Ring. Does this seem weird to you? C’mon, a diamond ring costing $4250.00 that features an obscure Japanese icon? How much stranger does this stuff get? [Via Tendance]  18-karat yellow gold. • Pavé diamond Hello Kitty. • Bow, pink pavé sapphires. Nose, yellow citrine. Eyes, onyx. • 1.0 total carat weight. Tags: hello+kitty, jewellry

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Gadgets March 29, 2007 posted by

Shocking Alarm Clock – ring, zap, ouch

Shocking Alarm Clock. Oh yeah, now this is a great idea. Not just an alarm clock, but a clock which gives you an electric shock when you try to hit the snooze button. Wasn’t it Dr Pavlov who did some experiments…? Oh yes. $17.74 in Danish.  This old school looking clock, with it’s mechanical bells chimes in a very traditional way will, very effective, let you know that its time to wake up…Well the catch comes in when you reach over to sleepily turn…

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Gadgets March 29, 2007 posted by

Plush Animal Speakers – monkeys, penguins, but no kittens

Plush Animal Speakers. Fuzzy coats, volume controls, in-built amplifier. Altogether now…aww… $25.00.  They’ll never have a dull musical moment once they perch these monkey or penguin speakers on their desk or bookshelf. Each animal’s fuzzy coat surrounds a full-range speaker and volume control for clear, habitat-shaking sound. * plug-and-play design works with a laptop, iPod, CD or MP3 player—any media player with a headphone jack for audio output * can be powered either by 2 AA batteries (available separately) or…

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Gadgets March 29, 2007 posted by

The Logic Keyboard – shortcuts built in

Logic Keyboard. Why worry about remembering all those difficult keyboard shortcuts when you can just order a keyboard with the shortcuts you use built in? Or get the keycaps you need? And in pretty colours too. Your brain will genuinely thank you. Keycaps from $59.00.  By visualizing the most used application shortcuts, the customized keyboards from Logickeyboard enables you to work faster and more efficient. The colour coded key caps are designed to simplify your work process and speed up…

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Gadgets March 28, 2007 posted by

Forensic UV LED Headband – seek and ye shall blind

The Forensic UV LED Headband Light is just the thing for all you amateur sleuths out there. Or professional ones for that matter. The hands-free headband lets you hunt for evidence at the scene of any local crime (good luck with getting past the sticky yellow tape though, eh?) and even examine ‘questioned documents’. Also apparently good for hotel room inspectors, which is an application we don’t really want to know any more about. $274.99.   Hands-Free UV Light to…

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